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October 17 2018

Top 5 Tips for Planning a Holiday Vacation to Emerald Isle, NC

The holidays are just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate and enjoy this festive time of year than with an Emerald Isle getaway? The town of Emerald Isle and surrounding areas are abundant with holiday spirit and small-town charm providing plenty to do for the entire family during Emerald Isle’s off-season. Browse our extensive list of vacation rentals with off-season specials, available in time for your family to celebrate the holidays. In the meantime, here are five tips to take into consideration while you plan out your Emerald Isle holiday vacation. Celebrate the holidays with fun holiday events and festivals If you’ve ever celebrated the holidays in a small town, you know it’s the best way to go. And where there are small towns, there are small-town festivities. After spending quality time together with the family during a Thanksgiving dinner at your vacation rental, kick off the ...

October 04 2018

Benefits of Booking Your 2019 Emerald Isle Vacation in Advance

With holidays coming up plus the kids hitting full stride in school, it’s easy to get caught up in the-now and worry less about the family’s next, much-needed vacation. Luckily, here at Emerald Isle Realty we’ve taken that into consideration and have some great deals on savings for your 2019 family vacation. We’ve made it easier than ever to find and book the perfect Emerald Isle vacation rental, so you can start looking forward to your next beach getaway. In addition to all of the property options offered, Emerald Isle Realty also has an easy payment schedule, so you can pay installments leading up to the family fun waiting for you on the Crystal Coast. Your options are wide open too as we’ve just released 2019 availability on all properties, however, many of them are booking up quick so it’s important to act fast. There’s also unbelievable savings available for ...

September 05 2018

Must See Fall Events on The Crystal Coast

Fall is the perfect time to immerse yourself in the culture of the Crystal Coast. The weather begins to cool off and the calendar heats up. From beach music festivals to holiday festivities, the North Carolina coast comes to life with fun times for the whole family to enjoy. Here are some of the must-see events this fall. Emerald Isle Beach Music Festival – September 29, 2018 Using influences from swing, jazz and rock, beach music makes up the iconic sound of the southeast. At the Emerald Isle Beach Music Festival, locals and visitors alike can enjoy free concerts from some of the Carolinas most famous beach music bands. Grab a partner and learn how to do the Carolina shag dance or enjoy fresh food and drinks from local vendors. This year, the lineup includes Sammy O’Banion, the Band of Oz, Fantastic Shakers, Chairmen of the Board, the Embers and the ...

August 28 2018

Best Pet Friendly Vacations on North Carolina's Crystal Coast

More and more these days, the family dog is starting to be treated like more than just a pet. They are considered as almost an equal member of the family. And now when families are planning their vacations, more emphasis is placed on where they can stay, eat, and play that welcome their favorite furry friend. At Emerald Isle Realty, we love our pets too. So we’ve put together a brief guide on how to plan the best vacation on the Crystal Coast for dogs.   Pet Friendly Places to Stay Whether you’re traveling by land or by air, or maybe even by sea, once you arrive at the Crystal Coast, Emerald Isle Realty is the place to go. We’ve got over 100 pet friendly vacation rentals, for whatever time of year you want to visit. Check out a few that are available for your next family vacation. Chautauqua East ...

August 22 2018

5 Fun Things to Do at Cape Lookout

Fall in North Carolina is an exciting time for locals and visitors alike. From the first day of school to the beginning of football season, the chaos of summertime comes to a close and the need for R&R takes precedence. About an hour east of Emerald Isle lies the Cape Lookout National Seashore, beckoning a relaxing getaway from the hustle and bustle of summer. The Cape’s wildlife and uninhabited land offers the ultimate mix of serenity and adventure for the whole family to enjoy. Cape Lookout stretches 56 miles between the Ocracoke Inlet and the Beaufort Inlet and is made up of three undeveloped barrier islands on NC’s Southern Outer Banks: North Core Banks, South Core Banks and Shackleford Banks. A trip to Cape Lookout is the perfect family outing to work into your vacation plans this fall. Here are some of the top highlights. Take the ferry from Harker’s ...

August 15 2018

Featured Property of The Week – Point Emerald Villa D-104

If you’re still looking for your next vacation destination, then set your sights to North Carolina and point directly at Emerald Isle. We have the perfect property for you! Point Emerald Villa D-104 is a three-bedroom, three bath, condo located in the Point Emerald Villas condominium complex near the heart of Emerald Isle. This condo is beautifully decorated and features a sophisticated seaside charm that will let you live in luxury. Be sure to view more photos of Point Emerald Villa D-104 and see why this condo would make a great vacation rental for your next getaway. Point to Comfort With three bedrooms, Point Emerald Villa D-104 is large enough to accommodate a good-sized family or a group of friends and provides plenty of space to relax without feeling cramped. The master suite is breathtaking and features a king-size bed that points directly towards a wall-mounted flat screen smart TV. ...